Women’s Swimming Picks Up Pair of Saturday Wins

Photo Credit: Gus Mohlhenrich
Photo Credit: Gus Mohlhenrich

ST. MARY'S CITY, Md. - The St. Mary's College of Maryland women's swimming team (3-7, 1-2 CAC) picked up a pair of victories on Saturday (Jan. 18) afternoon in The Aquatics Center at the MPOBARC. The Seahawks defeated Frostburg St. 117-68 and Southern Virginia 118-59. 

St. Mary's College - 117, Frostburg St. - 68 | St. Mary's College - 118, Southern Virginia - 59

How It Happened

  • The Seahawks had an incredible start to the meet, capturing first-place in the first nine events. First, the team of Rileigh Krell, Bailey Edgren, Becca Sonnenberg, and Carolyn Sutton won the 200 Yard Medley Relay with a time of 1:58.46. Next, Elizabeth Johnson won the 1,000 Yard Freestyle by swimming a time of 11:44.56. In event five, Anna LaPoint tallied a first-place finish in the 200 Yard Freestyle with a time of 2:08.47.

  • St. Mary's College continued their winning ways with a victory from Brenna Litynski in the 50 Yard Freestyle. Litynski swam a time of 25.40 in the winning effort. Sutton kept the momentum rolling when she won the 200 Yard IM with a time of 2:23.26. Next, Krell earned a first-place finish in the 100 Yard Butterfly by swimming a time of 1:03.30.

  • Litynkski won her second event of the afternoon in the 100 Yard Freestyle with a time of 56.80. Krell captured another Seahawk victory in the 100 Yard Backstroke with a time of 1:04.62. Johnson capped off the Seahawk winning streak by recording a first-place finish in the 500 Yard Freestyle with a time of 5:49.39.

  • Other notable Seahawk finishes included Paige Adelsberger (2nd - 1,000 Yard Freestyle), Lexi Efron (2nd - 200 Yard Freestyle), Christina Trnkus (2nd - 50 Yard Freestyle), Edgren (2nd - 200 Yard IM), Sonnenberg (2nd - 100 Yard Butterfly), and Leila McCloskey (3rd - 100 Yard Backstroke).

Up Next for the Seahawks

  • Jan. 25 vs. Salisbury | 1:00 p.m. | The Aquatics Center at the MPOBARC | Capital Athletic Conference meet

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